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Brazil

Rio Carnival Extravaganza

February 21st - February 26th 2020

6 days, 5 nights

Next year we are headed to Brazil for one of the most celebrated events around the world! Carnival Rio de Janerio in Brazil is the world’s biggest festivals drawing travelers from all over the globe to watch the spectacles of samba-school floats, jaw dropping performances, dancers and extravagant costumes. The 6 day event includes block parties, beach hangouts and much more!

We have curated this experience to include all the hottest events of carnival while also giving each traveler the opportunity to experience all aspects of the magical city of Rio with immersive day trips and activities.

 
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What’s Included?

High-end hotel accommodations by the beach

Daily breakfast buffet

English speaking guides

x3 Rio City Tours/activities - Christ Redeemer, Sugar loaf, Santa Teresa, + more

Sambadrome Rio Carnival Parade Tickets valued at $300per person - and private group escorts

2 lunches & 2 dinners

Dedicated face painter & make up artists + cocktail party before Sambadrome carnival event

Access to the best Carnival street and private parties

Samba dance class

Explore the best beaches In Rio + Beach picnic

Full Brazil & carnival travel guide

Travel goodie bag
Private photographers to capture all your travel moments

Donations to a local charity in Brazil as part of our Chidi Ashley Travels Do Good travel project

Dedicated staff and full time assistance for the duration of the trip


SAMPLE ITINERARY FOR 2019


Day 1
Official arrival day and start to an amazing week with a Welcome Party - dinner, Samba Class and a cultural night out dancing in Rio!

Day 2 - Corcovado & Sugarloaf Mountain

Get an introduction to the city's iconic sights including Sugar Loaf Mountain and Christ the Redeemer on an included tour.

Head to Copacabana beach for a sunset beach picnic and some beach activities

Day 3

Sambadrome pre-drinks and face-painting, plus all you can eat Brazilian food before the main events – the true highlight of Rio Carnival!! Carnival festivities are in full swing and we will refer you to some of the best places to buy costumes and all the accessories you might need to look your best prior to the trip!

Day 4

Cultural Experience tour & Favela visit - learn about the rich African cultural heritage in the bustling Rio metropolis. Over four million Africans were brought to Brazil to be enslaved along the 300-year period of slavery in the country. Brazil was the last country to abolish the slavery economic system, in 1888. More than half of Brazilians identify themselves as black.

After the tour head to an optional Bloco street party to get down with the locals!

Day 5

Optional included morning hike to one of Rio’s most instagrammable moments. Pretend like you are holding on for dear life at Pedra do Telégrafo. Spend the rest of the day relaxing and enjoy the sun and surf of the city. Take a book to Copacabana beach, shop along the main streets of Ipanema and Leblon.

End the trip with the ultimate Brazilian food experience with a closing group dinner.

Day 6
Time to say goodbye! Head back home or continue to explore Brazil on your own terms.

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Pricing

Total price per person BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY- $2650

Payment schedule:

Deposit - $250

Payment 1 - $400 September 25th

Payment 2 - $400 October 25th

Payment 3 - $400 November 25th

Payment 4 - $400 December 25th

Payment 5 - $400 January 25th

Payment 6 - $400 February 8th

Sign-ups will stay open until the trip is full - Adjusted payment schedules are available for late sign-ups. All Payments must be completed by February 8th

The payment towards your trip can be paid out monthly or in full. You can also choose to pay for multiples months at once. You will be paired with another solo traveler or a friend if you bring one along.

Not included:

Flights

 Meals other than those specified

 Travel insurance

 All personal expenses

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INTERESTED?

Chidi Ashley Travels is all about planning stress free bucket list experiences, we take the guess work out of planning and make experiences affordable through our monthly payment plans.

If you’re ready to break out of your comfort zone, experience the energy of Rio, make memories that will last forever, and enjoy a week of luxury living with a crew of working professionals who love to travel too… then this is the trip for you.

Fill out the form below if you are interested in this Rio Extravaganza darling! The deposit link to get started with your trip is below.

Once your trip is confirmed you will be invited to a private group where you will have access to all trip details, you will receive monthly updates leading up to departure and you will have a chance to get to know some of the other couples a bit more. You will also have access to our in-house travel agents to assist you with finding the right flights and securing your visa.

Have any questions or concerns? - Reach out and let’s chat about them info@chidiashleytravels.com Or DM @chidiashleytravels on instagram

Scroll down & Check out the FAQ Section below.

Please read all terms & conditions before filling out the sign-up form here.

Check out highlights from past trips on @chidiashleytravels & here.

Please only complete the form below if you are seriously interested in attending the trip, ensure that the price is within your budget and you can travel on the specific trip dates available.  

 
 
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February 21st - February 26th 2020

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FAQ

CAN’T MAKE THE DATES

If you are interested in the trip but can’t make the dates, we can put a Brazil experience

together minus the Rio carnival experience for you either solo or with your own group

for your own dates and budget . Find out more here.

GETTING TO BRAZIL

Your international flight will arrive in Rio de Janeiro.

Need help finding the right flight to Brazil? - Email

armaanv@chidiashleytravels.com and we will help you find the best

flight, please be sure to send the state/country of departure and all details

if you do.

WHAT APPS DO I USE TO FIND CHEAP FLIGHTS?

Kayak and Skyscanner are our go to search engines for finding reasonably priced flights.

PAYMENT PLANS FOR FLIGHTS?

Payment plans for flights are a thing and we have compiled a list of ‘Must Do’ hacks and cost-effective options to plan your next trip of a lifetime. Find out more here.

YOU’LL NEED TO HANDLE:

Flights - from wherever in the world you’re joining us from.

Travel insurance - You are responsible for obtaining your own travel

insurance. Travel insurance is not required but it is recommended. I

recommend World Nomads. Nevertheless, it is your responsibility to

research travel insurance companies in your location and select an insurer

that covers any potential flight cancellations and/or medical coverage

abroad.

Visas and vaccinations – Visas are required to visit Brazil as a tourist.

Tourist visa for citizens of America, Australia, Canada and Japan are not

required. Please use the resources linked below to confirm the appropriate

visa requirements.

https://www.ivisa.com/brazil-visa

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Visa_requirements_for_Brazilian_citizens

Spending money in local currency - for extra drinks, snacks, souvenirs

and lunch/dinners not included.

CAN I COME ALONE OR DO I HAVE TO COME WITH

SOMEONE?

Either or! The great thing about these travel meet-ups is that it is a

wonderful opportunity to connect with other like-minded travelers and make

new friendships. More than half of our guests are coming solo and a few

are bringing a bestie or two!

WEATHER IN BRAZIL IN FEBRUARY

Summer! Don’t forget to bring your shades and sun-screen.

For reference, February can be considered to be the warmest month of the

year in this region, with an average temperature of 27°C (80.6 °F).

IF I CHANGE MY MIND, DO I GET A REFUND?

Because the accommodation and activities are paid for once you confirm

your spot, all deposits are non-refundable 7 days after the payment is

made.

Refund Policy after the deposit:

Please note that the deposit is non-refundable and you have up to 7 days

after a payment is made to request a refund for all payments made towards

the remaining balance after the deposit.

WHAT METHODS OF PAYMENT ARE ACCEPTED?

All payments can be made through the website using any major credit/debit card and paypal you will receive an automatic invoice.

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT BRAZIL

https://www.visitbrasil.com/

WHAT IS RIO CARNIVAL?

The world’s biggest carnival with over 2 million bodies dressed in

outlandish sequins and feathers gyrating to the beat of 100,000 samba

drums (glorious samba parades).

It is something everybody has to experience at least once in their life time.

Watching on your device is cool, but not half as much fun as being there to

check off your bucket list.

Here is a YouTube video of how the carnival would be like:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqkUu3VMhF0

WHERE WILL RIO CARNIVAL BE HELD?

Sambadrome Marquês de Sapucaí! It is a purpose-built parade area for the

Rio Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It has a concrete structure with a

wide avenue running through the center and viewing stands on either side.

Partners

All of our tours and partners are carefully selected beforehand. We partner with reputable local tour operators and small businesses - this allows us to give back to the communities and support small business owners who are in the best position to give us an authentic perspective of life in their country.